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BTB’s Bart Bryan Will ‘Polar Bear Plunge’ Saturday At Alki For Special Olympics

BTB’s Bart Bryan Will ‘Polar Bear Plunge’ Saturday At Alki For Special Olympics

We’re proud to announce that The B-Town Blog’s own Bart Bryan, known worldwide for his infamous daredevil feats of strength (some say foolishness), will be “Freezin’ for a Reason”... [Read more]

Win A Date To The Rotary’s Rockin’ Valentine’s Dinner With Bart Bryan!

Win A Date To The Rotary’s Rockin’ Valentine’s Dinner With Bart Bryan!

B-Town Blog Sales Guy/Host Bart Bryan needs a Date for the Rotary Club of Burien/White Center’s Rockin’ Valentines Dinner and Dance, which will be held Saturday, Feb. 13th at South Seattle... [Read more]

B-Town Blog’s Bart Bryan To Emcee BIG Plane Pull This Saturday

B-Town Blog’s Bart Bryan To Emcee BIG Plane Pull This Saturday

There’s still time to get involved in “The BIG Plane Pull – The TOURNAMENT!” fundraiser benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters of Puget Sound this Saturday, July 18th from 11am to... [Read more]

Dive into the New Year at the annual Polar Bear Plunge at Three Tree Point

Dive into the New Year at the annual Polar Bear Plunge at Three Tree Point

Animated gif of the Jan. 1, 2013 Three Tree Point Polar Bear Plunge by Jana Kleitsch. Dive into the New Year with Burien’s annual Polar Bear Plunge, to be held at Noon on New Year’s Day (Wednesday,... [Read more]

Dive into the New Year at the annual Polar Bear Plunge at Three Tree Point

Dive into the New Year at the annual Polar Bear Plunge at Three Tree Point

Dive into the New Year with Burien’s annual Polar Bear Plunge, to be held at Noon on New Year’s Day (Wednesday, Jan. 1) in Three Tree Point…

Sponsored Post Please welcome back Advertiser White Center Glass & Upholstery!

Please welcome back Advertiser White Center Glass & Upholstery!

The B-Town Blog heartily welcomes back longtime friend and Advertiser White Center Glass and Upholstery. White Center Glass and Upholstery started out five decades ago at 9443 Delridge Way SW (just north... [Read more]

‘Brian and Janie Show’ to rock CC’s Lounge in Burien Friday & Saturday

‘Brian and Janie Show’ to rock CC’s Lounge in Burien Friday & Saturday

Bart Bryan, Ambassador of Goodwill for our various South King Media blogs (we have six of them!), is looking forward to the return of The Brian and Janie Show to CC’s Lounge on SW 152nd in Burien this... [Read more]

<i>Brrring</i> in 2013 with Burien’s Annual Polar Bear Plunge on New Year’s Day

Brrring in 2013 with Burien’s Annual Polar Bear Plunge on New Year’s Day

Last year’s trophy winner, Isaac Chrisman, visiting from Idaho. Photo by Michael Brunk. Brrring in 2013 with Burien’s annual Polar Bear Plunge, to be held at Noon on New Year’s Day –... [Read more]

<i>Brrring</i> in 2013 with Burien’s Annual Polar Bear Plunge on New Year’s Day

Brrring in 2013 with Burien’s Annual Polar Bear Plunge on New Year’s Day

Last year’s trophy winner, Isaac Chrisman, visiting from Idaho. Photo by Michael Brunk. Brrring in 2013 with Burien’s annual Polar Bear Plunge, to be held at Noon on New Year’s Day –... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Please Welcome Back Advertiser White Center Glass & Upholstery

Please Welcome Back Advertiser White Center Glass & Upholstery

The B-Town Blog heartily welcomes back longtime friend and Advertiser White Center Glass and Upholstery. White Center Glass and Upholstery started out five decades ago at 9443 Delridge Way SW (just north... [Read more]

‘Brian & Janie’ To Rock Burien’s Barrel Tavern Saturday Night

‘Brian & Janie’ To Rock Burien’s Barrel Tavern Saturday Night

B-Town Blog talent scout Bart Bryan called in to the newsroom to report a good find: “Brian Partridge and Janie Kelly are playing at The Barrel Tavern in north Burien tomorrow night, Saturday, May 12,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post We Welcome Back Advertiser White Center Glass & Upholstery

We Welcome Back Advertiser White Center Glass & Upholstery

The B-Town Blog heartily welcomes back longtime friend and Advertiser White Center Glass and Upholstery. White Center Glass and Upholstery started out five decades ago at 9443 Delridge Way SW (just north... [Read more]

Duo To Rock Advertiser The Barrel Tavern Saturday Night

Duo To Rock Advertiser The Barrel Tavern Saturday Night

B-Town Blog reporter Bart Bryan called in to the newsroom minutes ago with the following phone report: “Brian Partridge and Janie Kelly are playing at Advertiser The Barrel Tavern in north Burien... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘No Pants’ Light Rail Ride Is Sunday; Will YOU Drop Trou?

REMINDER: ‘No Pants’ Light Rail Ride Is Sunday; Will YOU Drop Trou?

The 3rd annual ‘No Pants! Light Rail Ride’ is scheduled to take place this Sunday, Jan. 8, beginning at 2 p.m. and running through 4:30 p.m. on Sound Transit’s Link Light Rail service... [Read more]

VIDEO: Around 40 Jump Into Burien’s ‘Polar Bear Plunge'; + POV Splash Cam!

VIDEO: Around 40 Jump Into Burien’s ‘Polar Bear Plunge'; + POV Splash Cam!

With the air temp around 53 degrees, it was a very mild, sunny New Year’s Day in Burien Sunday, Jan. 1, 2012, when some 40+ locals braved the chilly waters of Puget Sound to participate in the annual... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Locals Celebrate The New Year By Flirting With Hypothermia

PHOTOS: Locals Celebrate The New Year By Flirting With Hypothermia

It’s the first of January and you know what that means… the annual Polar Bear Plunge at Three Tree Point! This year's trophy winner, Isaac Chrisman Once again the weather cooperated and... [Read more]

Brrring In 2012 With Burien’s Annual Polar Bear Plunge At Three Tree Point

Brrring In 2012 With Burien’s Annual Polar Bear Plunge At Three Tree Point

Brrring in 2012 with Burien’s annual Polar Bear Plunge, to be held at Noon on New Year’s Day (Sunday, Jan. 1) in Three Tree Point. Aside from the Pie Joust in August (see our coverage here),... [Read more]

Society Of Professional Journalists Names B-Town Blog ‘Best Hyperlocal Website’

Society Of Professional Journalists Names B-Town Blog ‘Best Hyperlocal Website’

My Oh My! – Saturday night (May 21st) at Safeco Field, The B-Town Blog team hit a major home run when it was named ‘Best Hyperlocal Website’ by the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ)... [Read more]

City Announces 4th Of July Celebration: Burien Town Square Implosion

City Announces 4th Of July Celebration: Burien Town Square Implosion

The City of Burien announced today (Friday, April 1st) that, due to a “major, serious lack of interest,” and “not a chance in hell that this thing will ever sell,” they will be... [Read more]

Historic Des Moines Landmark Amazing Site For Poverty Bay Wine Festival

Historic Des Moines Landmark Amazing Site For Poverty Bay Wine Festival

There are dozens of reasons to come down to the 7th Annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival, which runs this coming weekend (March 4-6th), from the 23 local wineries, various food vendors, local beer samplings,... [Read more]

Get Ready To Drop Your Pants On The Link Light Rail This Sunday

Get Ready To Drop Your Pants On The Link Light Rail This Sunday

The second annual “No Pants! Light Rail Ride” is coming this Sunday, Jan. 9th, from 3pm – 6pm, sponsored by Emerald City Improv, which encourages link light rail riders to ‘drop trou’... [Read more]

VIDEO: Record Turnout For Polar Bear Plunge; Plus, BTB’s Bart Wins Trophy!

VIDEO: Record Turnout For Polar Bear Plunge; Plus, BTB’s Bart Wins Trophy!

Story and Video by Scott Schaefer Under crystal clear, sunny blue skies, on a New Year’s Day when the water temperature (around 46 degrees) was warmer than the air (around 36 degrees), a record 50... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Scenes From Three Tree Point Polar Bear Plunge

PHOTOS: Scenes From Three Tree Point Polar Bear Plunge

Today’s beautiful, blue skies and sunshine didn’t really contribute much to warming up the waters of Puget Sound, but that didn’t dissuade a record number of local residents from plunging... [Read more]

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New Coupon From Advertiser Mark’s Expert Auto: It’s Time To Winterize!

Click on coupon to print. Returning Advertiser and friend of the blog Mark’s Expert Auto Service is offering a discount coupon on the B-Town Blog – see above, or just click on “Coupons” on the... [Read more]

Start 2011 With Burien’s Annual ‘Polar Bear Plunge’ At Three Tree Point

Start 2011 With Burien’s Annual ‘Polar Bear Plunge’ At Three Tree Point

What better way to start the New Year than by waking up – no wait, make that SHOCKING – your body by participating in Burien’s annual Polar Bear Plunge at Three Tree Point on New Year’s... [Read more]

Happy Birthday To Us – The B-Town Blog Is 3 Years Old Today!

Happy Birthday To Us – The B-Town Blog Is 3 Years Old Today!

Three years ago today (Dec. 11, 2007, to be exact), from a humble dining room table in a home in Burien, The B-Town Blog came unto this planet, chock full of hopes and dreams of informing, entertaining... [Read more]